Q1. BIMSTEC is a regional economic bloc comprising seven member states lying in the littoral and adjacent areas of the Bay of Bengal constituting a contiguous regional unity. Which of the following country is the current chair of BIMSTEC?
Q2. An Eminent personality of India Kuldip Nayar passed away recently in New Delhi. He was ____________.
(d) Both (a) and (b)
Q3. Union Minister Arun Jaitley is back as the Finance Minister after a three-month interval to recuperate from a kidney transplant surgery. In Mr Jaitley’s absence who among the following was holding the additional charge of the Finance and Corporate Affairs portfolio?
(a) Manohar Parrikar
(b) Piyush Goyal
(c) Suresh Prabhu
(d) Ravi Shankar Prasad
Q4. The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has emerged as the second fastest growing airport in the world in the first half of 2018 in terms of actual growth in the number of passengers according to the report that was published by RoutesOnline. KIA is situated in ______________.
Q5. Name the country that has recently unveiled its first domestic fighter jet named ‘KOWSAR’.
(d) The UAE
Q6. As per the Receivables Exchange of India (RXIL) announcement which of the following PSU has become the first public sector enterprise to make a transaction on the “TReDS platform”.
Q7. Name the footballer who will receive the UEFA President’s Award 2018 for his contribution to football and promoting the sport in “every corner of the planet”.
(a) Leonel Messi
(b) David Beckham
(c) Cristiano Ronaldo
(d) Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Q8. Name the company that became the first Indian company to cross Rs 8 trillion market capitalization after its shares surged nearly 37% in 2018.
(c) HDFC Bank Ltd
(d) Reliance Industries Ltd
Q9. The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated various projects like Government Civil Hospital, a milk processing plant etc worth over Rs 500 crore in Junagadh district. Junagarh is in _________________.
(a) Jammu and Kashmir
Q10. The Forbes’ has recently released the list of World’s Highest-Paid Actors 2018. The list is topped by _______________.
(a) George Clooney
(b) Dwayne Johnson
(c) Robert Downey Jr
(d) Will Smith